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Top Reasons to Meet in St. Michaels

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Meeting in St. Michaels, MDSummer is approaching and with warmer weather coming, staff members will be as anxious as ever to get out of the office. Instead of fighting it, plan an office escape to the coastal shores of the Chesapeake Bay for a destination meeting. Combine work with pleasure to make the most of the season. There are many reasons why you should meet in St. Michaels, but we have narrowed it down to our top 5.

1. Business Paired with Relaxation – Being the charmingly laid back town that St. Michaels is, it is the absolute perfect spot to recharge your batteries while still meeting business objectives.

2. Location, location, location – Located directly on the shore of the Chesapeake Bay, you will be engulfed by this beautiful natural setting with waterfront views from all 111 guest rooms. It’s coastal living at its finest.

3. Getting Here is Easy – Just a short drive from all local major cities, St. Michaels is just 125 miles from Philadelphia, 85 miles from DC and Northern Virginia and 80 miles from Baltimore. This makes St. Michaels an easily accessible, yet secluded meeting destination.

4. Small Town, Big Value – Offering many of the same benefits/amenities as your larger resorts in major cities, Harbourtowne in St. Michaels offers you the same perks with an added dose of relaxation for a fraction of the cost.

5. Customizable, Complete Meeting Packages—Harbourtowne in St. Michaels offers customizable meeting packages to fit your company and your budget. Whatever your needs, we’re here to help!

Have Fun while Strengthening Employee Relationships

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Teambuilding Exercise, St. Michaels, MDThere has never been a better time to get your employees out of the office. Hosting an off-site meeting has the potential to add great value to a business by inspiring employees and offering them a chance to think outside of the conference room. Destination meetings promote a more engaging environment that fosters teamwork and creates more productive employees.

At Harbourtowne we customize meeting packages to fit you, your business, and your budget. We replace the typical meeting, add to it with teambuilding activities and create a shared experience that extends beyond the meeting room. We boast waterfront venues for outdoor events as well as two meeting rooms that overlook the Bay. Continental breakfast is offered daily as well as lunch and dinner buffets and continuous break service. We also offer a variety of teambuilding vendors with whom we partner with to tailor event activities to meet your specific business needs.

The idea is to provide hands on activities to improve the effectiveness of your team. Destination Paradise is one of our partner vendors who coordinated a soapbox derby build with World Bank here at Harbourtowne. It was interactive and fun for all participants.


Gooseworks Consulting is another partner who offers team and organizational development services. They held a cardboard boat building exercise with another bank group at Harbourtowne. Whatever your unique business needs, leave it to our partners to stage the perfect activities and bring your meetings back to life.

Let us help get your office be inspired! Request Harbourtowne for your next meeting today!

ASAE’s Springtime Expo

ASAE Springtime Expo Wednesday, May 2, 2012
8:00am until 5:00pm

801 Mount Vernon Place, NW
Stop by our booth and say hello to Joy Haschen and Jennie Perley. We hope to see you there!

Learn more about the expo

Team Building Exercise – Cardboard Boat Build

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Strengthen bonds and develop indestructible plans while having fun (well almost indestructible)! Replace the typical meeting or conference or simply add to it with an exciting team building activity. Take a look at this very fun but collaborative Cardboard Boat Build our meeting guests enjoyed. Our sales staff will listen to your goals and recommend the perfect vendor to plan your activity.